Reporter Food: Tim Horton’s Re-Opens Under New Ownership in Ferndale

Reporter Food: Tim Horton’s Re-Opens Under New Ownership in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2019) Ferndale, MI- “The previous owner just left,” said Kava Restaurants President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Williams, speaking about the Tim Horton restaurant at 22230 Woodward in Ferndale.  “We came in there was food still on the shelves, a…

Ten Communities Win Main Street Oakland County Awards

Ten Communities Win Main Street Oakland County Awards (Main Street Oakland County, May 13, 2019) ​Pontiac, Michigan – Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority captured the Spirit of Main Street award for the second time as 10 downtowns were honored Thursday during the gala celebration at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in Pontiac.…

Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of…

Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of Student Success at CASA (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A model of shared services and focused learning, the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park has been helping students from multiple school districts connect, grow, and succeed for 35 years. …

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on…

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on Stress and Support in Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, Ferndale, MI – Students from several school districts spend their afternoons taking classes at the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park, including a Ferndale High School Senior who spent a…

Ferndale Mayor’s Business Council Recognizes Entrepreneurial Success

Ferndale Mayor’s Business Council Recognizes Entrepreneurial Success (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Local business owners were honored Thursday at the Mayor’s Business Council awards.  The presentations, which took place at Pop’s for Italian, honored those who have shown success and citizenship. Patchwork Collective is a co-working space that opened last year…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak…

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival (Lara Mossa, April 23, 2019) UPDATE: Volunteer hug positions filled up quickly after being announced, but there are many other volunteer opportunities available. More info is available at www.ferndalepride.com FERNDALE, MI – Not everyone feels accepted by friends and family when they…

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market

Love of Plants and South-Facing Window Spur Growth of The Plant House at Rust Belt Market (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Before she and her husband launched the Rust Belt Market eight years ago, Tiffany Best worked for a Beverly-Hills (Michigan) –based gardening business. Not only did she fall in love…